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Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Nietzsche on Art

Aaron Ridley (University of Southampton, UK)

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Routledge
01 February 2007
History of Western philosophy; Philosophy: aesthetics
Nietzsche is one of the most important modern philosophers and his writings on the nature of art are amongst the most influential of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. This GuideBook introduces and assesses:

Nietzsche's life and the background to his writings on art the ideas and texts of his works which contribute to art, including The Birth of Tragedy, Human, All Too Human and Thus Spoke Zarathustra Nietzsche's continuing importance to philosophy and contemporary thought.

This GuideBook will be essential reading for all students coming to Nietzsche for the first time.
By:   Aaron Ridley (University of Southampton UK)
Imprint:   Routledge
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 198mm,  Width: 129mm,  Spine: 21mm
Weight:   318g
ISBN:   9780415315906
ISBN 10:   0415315905
Series:   Routledge Philosophy GuideBooks
Pages:   194
Publication Date:   01 February 2007
Audience:   College/higher education ,  A / AS level
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Introduction 1. Redemption through Art: The Birth of Tragedy 2. Redemption through Science: Human, All Too Human 3. Art to the Rescue: The Gay Science 4. Philosophy as Art: Thus Spoke Zarathustra 5. The Art of Freedom: After Zarathustra Appendix: Nietzsche on Wagner

University of Southampton, UK

Reviews for Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Nietzsche on Art

'Ridley's views are always striking, and those expressed here are no exception. Entertainingly written and often surprising, Ridley's account recommends itself to everyone interested in Nietzsche.' - Kathleen Higgins, University of Texas, USA


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